Turrisphaera arctica I.Manton, J.Sutherland & K.Oates 1976
Turrisphaera arctica I.Manton, J.Sutherland & K.Oates 1976: 189, fig. 28
The type species (holotype) of the genus Turrisphaera is Turrisphaera borealis I.Manton, J.Sutherland & K.Oates.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Papposphaera arctica (I.Manton, J.Sutherland & K.Oates) H.A.Thomsen, J.B.Østergaard & L.E.Hansen
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Arctic (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Source of current name
Jordan, R.W., Cros, L. & Young, J.R. (2004). A revised classification scheme for living haptophytes. Micropaleontology 50(Suppl. 1): 55-79.
Findlay, C.S., Young, J.R. & Scott, F.J. (2005). Haptophyta:Order Coccolithophorales. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 276-294. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 March 2021.